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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Caradon
Town
Liskeard
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Maker
Sweet and Sons (Builder)
J A Rundle and Sons (Builder)
E C Higman (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 July 1921
    Attended by: Surgeon Admiral Sir Arthur May
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9309
Current location

Castle Park
Castle St/ Castle Hill
Liskeard
Caradon
Cornwall
PL14 3AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 25342 64613
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large cenotaph on five stepped base. Wreath and sunken Maltese Cross on front face
Inscription
(Names)/ 1914 - 1919/ In everlasting memory of the men of Liskeard/ who fell in the Great War/ These died that you may live 1939 (Names) 1945 Died on Active Service 1946/ (Names) (Name) Died on Active Service 1987
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 137
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 137
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: height 5791mm, width 4267mm
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £750

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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